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Readers respond to the December issue

By Prospect Team   Winter Special

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Road to failure

Jack Shenker’s assessment of the Corbyn movement (“Inside Left,” December) was thoughtful and in depth, raising many valid points that the Labour leader’s detractors—both inside and outside the party—would do well to take on board. However, I fear that some of the strengths to which he alludes will form the basis of the ultimate failure of “Corbynism” and Labour’s recent conversion to full-throated socialism.

While broad coalitions are always praised for their diversity of opinion, Labour’s uneasy alliance of…

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